Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Tuukka Rask awarded the 2014 Vezina Trophy

The three finalists for the Vezina tonight at the NHL Awards Show were Ben Bishop, Tuukka Rask, and Semyon Varlamov. Rask was the winner.

Ben Bishop

Semyon Varlamov

Friday, April 25, 2014

2014 Vezina Candidates

The Vezina Candidates for the 2013-14 season were announced today:

Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins, Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Joacim Eriksson 2013-14 Mask

Joacim Eriksson of the Vancouver Canucks (born April 9, 1990 in Gavle, Sweden.)

Eriksson appeared in the January 15, 2014 game.

Artist: David Gunnarsson

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Drew MacIntyre 2013-14 Mask

Drew MacIntyre of the Toronto Maple Leafs (born June 24, 1983 in Charlottetown, PE.)

MacIntyre played in two games, one in March and the other in April.)

You can barely see this in the above photo, but he has 3 cartoon characters on his backplate. Here is a screen capture from the Bleacher Report.
And we're told on this blog, that the characters are Cheer Bear, Roo from Winnie the Pooh, and Pinkie Pie from My Little Pony. 

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Cedrick Desjardins 2013-14 Mask

Cedrick Desjardins of the Tampa Bay Lightning (born Sept. 30, 1985 in Edmundston, NB.)

Desjardins made an appearance in the Feb. 6, 2014 game.

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Cal Heeter 2013-14 Mask

Cal Heeter of the Philadelphia Flyers (born Nov 2, 1988 in St. Louis, MO.)

NHL.com doesn't have a page for him yet. He made his NHL debut on April 13, 2014.

I don't have any information about his mask, except that his back plate is a tribute to a relative who is in the military (field artillery.)

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Andrew Hammond 2013-14 Mask

Andrew Hammond of the Ottawa Senators (born on Feb 11, 1988 in White Rock, BC.)

Hammond made a relief appearance on Feb 27, 2014 and played 34:31 minutes.

I don't have any information about this mask, but is that the Hamburglar on the left side?

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